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Living Utopia, Growing Community

Servizio Civile Internazionale

Rome, Italy

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Project description

The project is hosted in La Città dell'Utopia a fascinanting building in a popular neighborhood of Rome where SCI-italy runs many activities to promote social inclusion, active citizenship, Human Rights respect and sustainable lifestyle, such us: workcamps, project cycle management seminar, trainings on global citizenship, international youth meetings,conferences, raising awareness events, festivals, courses of music and languages and so on. Activities of the volunteers within the framework of: - Support for the social inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers; - Sensitization campaigns through digital communication tools; - Support for the organization of public events on the themes of social inclusion, solidarity and active citizenship.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The accommodation is provided for volunteers in La Città dell'Utopia, an independent apartment comprising three double bedrooms, common areas for socializing, kitchen, two bathrooms, laundry service and wi-fi connection.

Training during the project

In addition to the opportunities offered by NA within the project framework, the volunteers will have the opportunities to take part trainings and seminars of project cycle management, global citizenship, group coordination and social inclusion. Moreover, they will be followed by the tutor in each step of the activity, from the introduction to after the end, with a continuous monitoring.

Volunteer profile

- motivation related social issues as the inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized categories; - motivation related to non-formal education, new media and all digital tools aimed at promoting campaigns of awareness and more; - basic previous experiences on the topic of the project - have good command of English - be able to work in a team, have good communication skills and motivation to cooperate with several target groups - motivation to learn, acquire and share skills - basic Italian language is appreciated - basic computer skills are required

Placement dates

A total of 54 week(s) during the period 01/09/2019 to 31/08/2020

Placement location

Via Gerolamo Cardano, 000146 Rome

Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Spain

Placement topics

Citizenship and democratic participation

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 15/07/2019